News and updates from ourselves and the Foyer network.

Watch us in the Channel 4 series The Secret Millions

The Foyer Federation and two Foyers from the network will be featuring alongside Dave Fishwick in the Channel 4 series The Secret Millions. The Foyer Federation has teamed up with celebrity Dave Fishwick to trial a radical…

Foyer residents Zelina Mwanza and Royce Mulenga with Barking MP Margaret Hodge and East Thames community programmes officer Sue Withers

Barking Foyer residents funking up their flats on a budget

Like many foyers, East Thames’ Barking & Dagenham Foyer aims to build the independence and confidence of its residents by providing them with a wide range of life skills. One of the challenges we sometimes face…

Newhaven residents decorating

Open Talent Service Development – Newhaven Foyer

Each month we will be bringing you updates on Foyers which have undertaken to transform their service by embedding Open Talent and adopting a new way of working. This month we focus on Newhaven Foyer The background In…

Grenfel Foyer Ignite Day

Open Talent Service Development – Grenfell Foyer

Each month we will be bringing you updates on Foyers which have undertaken to transform their service by embedding Open Talent and adopting a new way of working. We kicked things off with a feature on…

Open Talent Service Development – Eastbourne Foyer

Each month we will be bringing you updates on Foyers which have undertaken to transform their service by embedding Open Talent and adopting a new way of working and we hope you’ll follow them on their…

Open Talent Service Development – Basildon Foyer

Each month we will be bringing you updates on Foyers which have undertaken to transform their service by embedding Open Talent and adopting a new way of working and we hope you’ll follow them on their…

Open Talent Service Development – Doncaster Foyer

Each month we will be bringing you updates on Foyers which have undertaken to transform their service by embedding Open Talent and adopting a new way of working and we hope you’ll follow them on their…

Open Talent pilot film

The Open Talent pilot film

This short film was produced in 2011 to spotlight the Open Talent pilots in the North West In 2011 four Foyers in the North West region piloted the Open Talent approach with 25 young people. Aided…

Secure Colleges MOJ announcement

The Foyer Federation and Young Offenders Academy Advisory Group welcome announcement of Green Paper to “put education at the heart of detention”. The Young Offenders Academy Advisory Group, who have been campaigning for a more effective…

Young people’s open letter to Michael Gove

Last week the Foyer Federation along with our partners responded to comments from the Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove regarding his comments on the future of youth policy at the DFE. Since then we…